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Fort Gibson

February 17, 2014

Over a cup 02.18.14

Women’s club

helps, has fun

The Fort Gibson Women’s Club is a women’s civic organization that serves Fort Gibson and surrounding areas, according to a media release.

The club helps provide the needs of schools and students, elderly in custodial care, sons and daughters in the military, and persons who are in need of food or emergency relief.

The club provides food and gift baskets to people during the holiday season. The club’s goal is service to the community, but also has fun and fellowship.

The club meets the second Thursday of every month. Formal meetings are held January through May, and September through December. In June, July and August, the club meets for lunch in various area restaurants for fun and fellowship.

If you would like to be part of the group, have ideas for helping with good deeds and want to have fun, contact: President Beverlee Hammonds, (918) 478-2679; Vice President Barbara Clinkenbeard, (918) 680-0582; Secretary Martha Panter, (918) 478-3015; or Treasurer Mary Jane Goad, (918) 478-4999.

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T-shirts on sale to raise funds for a mission trip to Latvia.

T-shirt sales fund

mission trip

Jace Shepherd is going on a mission trip this summer to Latvia in July and is selling T-shirts as a fundraiser to pay for the event, according to a media release.

If interested in purchasing one, orders can be placed at Tigers Den or Wavelink Communications in Fort Gibson.

Orders will be available Feb. 28.

Information: Debbie Shepherd, (918) 348-1657.

Harding student

studies in Italy

Hannah Perry of Fort Gibson left Jan. 30 for a three-month semester studying abroad at Harding University in Florence, Italy (HUF).

As part of the HUF curriculum, Perry is spending the semester immersed in Italian culture.

Students have the opportunity to visit locations such as Pisa, Rome, Pompeii, Sicily, Siena and other historically significant areas.

Students in the program have a full course load available to them taught by visiting Harding professors.

The professors also travel with the students. The classes encourage exploration and interaction among the people of Italy.

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